Minimalist Guide to Accelerated Learning

Accelerated learning strategies for world travelers, wilderness explorers and inner seekers.
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  • Contents Video: 3 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Information overwhelm is one of the core problems accelerated learners face when they are deciding how to spend their time and stay productive. The key to fast learning is making sure you do the few important things well, and waste as little time as possible on everything else.

In this course, you'll learn how to pare down your learning system to the bare essentials so that you can consistently get into the flow and maximize your learning performance.

Studying productivity can be a double edged sword, because often the temptation is to start using new tools and techniques to improve your overall systems.

The problem is, if you keep adding more tools and more new techniques, you end up adding a lot of complexity to your learning system, and complexity adds friction.

That friction shows up as more decisions...because you have more options. And longer decision making cycles…because you have more options to consider at each step.

All of this saps your energy and with it your ability to focus. Focus on what you are doing, but also make sure you are focused on the right things, the most important things.

You'll learn how to improve each step in your learning process by cutting it down to the bare essentials. You'll learn how to go on a learning retreat. You'll learn how to break your old outdated learning habits and replace them with a handful of effective minimalist learning practices that will improve your learning experience.

Decide today to cut down on the time you waste and get serious about your learning systems.

-Timothy

What are the requirements?

  • A willingness to use “old fashioned” or “bare bones” technologies
  • An interest in focusing on the internal process of building knowledge over the use of shiny new toys or technology
  • Optional: File cabinets with hanging folders
  • Optional: Clipboard

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Tackle learning challenges with a minimum of tools
  • Avoid stress and overwhelm associated with information overload
  • Learn to boil things down so you can save time and energy

What is the target audience?

  • Entrepreneurs who want to build skills faster
  • Professionals who want simple systems to maximize their learning
  • Students who struggle with information overwhelm

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
05:31
My Story
06:40
Course Project
05:28
How to Use This Course
03:44
Free Bonus
02:07
Executive Summary
12:48
Section 2: Tools for Minimalist Learning
Introduction
05:54
Go Off The Grid with These Learning Tools
Preview
06:46
Strip Down Your Computer Learning Systems to the Bare Minimum
Preview
13:37
How to Throw Away Your Desktop Computer Forever and Live Free
08:12
Special Minimalist Learning Tips for The World Traveler
06:18
Tools for Eliminating Distractions and Building Focus
Preview
07:42
Section 3: Strategies for Minimalist Learning
Introduction
03:49
The Zen of Deep Research
07:12
The Art of Slow Reading and Clear Thinking
11:30
Meditations from a Minimalist Notebook
15:32
A Memory with Everything in it's Place
07:50
To Teach is to Remember Forever
10:25
Section 4: Environments for Minimalist Learning
Introduction
03:13
How to Design a Minimalist Learning Retreat
15:08
Chop Wood, Carry Water - Combine Learning with Hard Physical Labor
07:26
How to Recognize and Align with Your Internal Emotional Environment
09:47
Creating a Minimalist Study in the 21st Century
10:39

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Instructor Biography

Timothy Kenny, Author of "Accelerated Learning for Entrepreneurs"

Timothy Kenny is the author of “Accelerated Learning for Entrepreneurs.” He teaches classes and speaks to groups about how to accelerate their learning so that they can build successful businesses faster and with more confidence in their success.

Timothy has taught at the Harvard Innovation lab, The Tufts University Entrepreneurs Society, General Assembly in Boston, and has been a featured teacher on Skillshare, among others. He has consulted with startup teams on how to accelerate their learning, creativity, and growth.

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